Thursday, December 08, 2011


1. Which gas does not form the part of atmosphere ?(A) Nitrogen(B) Helium(C) Chlorine(D) None of the above

2. The number of players in each side in Water Polo is—(A) 07(B) 09(C) 05(D) 04

3. A kilowatt-hour is unit of—(A) Energy(B) Power(C) Electric charge(D) Electric current

4. In the post-independence period, economic reforms were first introduced in India under—
(A) P.V. Narasimha Rao Government (1990)(B) Indira Gandhi Government (1980)(C) Rajiv Gandhi Government (1985)(D) Janata Party Government (1977)

5. The Report of Vijay Kelkar Committee relates to—(A) Trade Reforms(B) Centre-State Financial Relations(C) Disinvestment in Public Sector Enterprises(D) Tax Reforms

6. Molotov cocktail is a—(A) Meeting(B) Council(C) Drink(D) Grenade
6 : (D)
7. Who was the first woman in the world to scale the Mount Everest ?(A) Bachendri Pal(B) Junko Tabei(C) Yoko Ono(D) Aung Sung

8. Who was the author of the Kadambari, a great romantic play ?(A) Banabhatta(B) Harshavardhana(C) Bhaskaravardhan(D) Bindusara

9. Who is the author of the book ‘What Went Wrong’ ?(A) Sushma Swaraj(B) Sonia Gandhi(C) Shaila Nigar(D) Kiran Bedi

10. Which sports person is nick named Dennis the Menace ?(A) Andre Agassi(B) Jim Courier(C) Pete Samprass(D) John McNroe

11. Bhilai Steel Plant was built with the collaboration of—(A) Germany(B) Soviet Union(C) United Kingdom(D) Japan

12. Ventilators are provided near the ceiling of the room because—(A) The exhaled warmer air rises up and goes out(B) These provide cross ventilation in the room(C) These provide some sunlight in the room(D) These do not look nice in the lower part

13. The hair of shaving brush clings together when removed from water due to—(A) Surface tension(B) Viscosity(C) Elasticity(D) Friction

14. In severe winter, in cold countries water pipes burst because—(A) Water expands on freezing(B) Contraction of water pipes(C) High atmospheric pressure(D) Combined effect of all the above three
15. The pair which is not a twin-city is—(A) Hyderabad-Secunderabad(B) Durgapur-Asansol(C) Calcutta-Howrah(D) Delhi-New Delhi

16. Who was the second man to land on the Moon ?(A) Yuri Gagarin(B) Neil Armstrong(C) Buzz Aldrin(D) Michael Collins

17. The fuel used in an atomic reactor is—(A) Coal(B) Petrol(C) Combustable gases(D) Uranium

18. The Gir Forest is noted for its—(A) Lion sanctuary(B) Deer-Park(C) Tiger sanctuary(D) Crocodile Park

19. White coal is—(A) Uranium(B) Hydro-electricity(C) Diamond(D) Ice

20. Who amongst the following cricketers has been chosen for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award, 2007 ?
(A) Rahul Dravid(B) M. S. Dhoni(C) Sachin Tendulkar(D) Virender Sehwag

21. ICI is the name associated with—(A) A MNC which manufactures chemicals(B) Indian Cement Industry(C) Chamber of Commerce and Industry(D) A private sector bank

22. With the inclusion of Coal India Limited recently in the list of Nav Ratna PSEs, their number now stands at—(A) 15(B) 16(C) 17(D) 18

23. ‘Nextzone’, an information technology SEZ is being established at—(A) Panki in Uttar Pradesh(B) Panvel in Maharashtra(C) Bangalore in Karnataka(D) Secunderabad in Andhra Pradesh

24. The name of India’s research station at the North pole is—(A) Dakshin Gangotri(B) Maitri(C) Himadri(D) None of the above

25. The finalists of the AFC Challenge Cup 2008 were—(A) India and Myanmar(B) India and Tajakistan(C) D.P.R.K. and Tajakistan(D) Myanmar and D.P.R.K.

26. Which is the purest form of iron? (a) Steel (b) Cast iron (c) Pig iron (d) Wrought iron

27. Which of the following metals form an amalgam with other metals? (a) Lead (b) Tin (c) Zinc (d) Mercury

28. The ideology of fascism developed in (a) Germany (b) Japan (c) Italy (d) Russia

29. Decisions of the Security Council on procedural matters shall be made by an affirmative votes of _____ members. (a) Eleven (b) Ten (c) Eight (d) Nine

30. Which Article of the Constitution of India accords special status of the State of Jammu and Kashmir? (a) 324 (b) 311 (c) 370 (d)356

31. In order to be recognized as an official opposition Group in the Parliament how many seats should it have?  (a) 1/3rd of the total strength (b) 1/4th of the total strength (c) 1/6th of the total strength (d) 1/10th of the total strength

32. In which country of the world, the largest Buddhist temple is located? (1) Japan (2) Indonesia (3) China (4) India

33. Which of the following rights was considered by Dr. Ambedkar as the “Heart and Soul” of the Indian Constitution? (1) Right of Equality (2) Right to Freedom of Regilion (3) Right to Freedom of Speech (4) Right to Constitutional Remedies

34. The first heart transplant operation was performed in (1) U.S.A. (2) Canada (3) South Africa (4) United Kingdom

35. Which of the following gases is produced during lightning? (1) Nitrous Oxide (2) Nitrogen Dioxide (3) Nitric Oxide (4) Nitrogen

36. From which language is the world “alphabet” derived? (1) Greek (2) French (3) German (4) Latin

37. Which of the following diseases usually spreads through Milk? (1) Plague (2) Poliomyelitis (3) Typhoid (4) Diphtheria

38. Who is author of the book ‘Apprenticeship of a Mahatma’ on which the film called ‘The Making of the Mahatma’ is based? (a) Arundhati Roy (b) Shyam Benegal (c) Shobha De (d) Fatima Meer

39. The ‘break-even point’ is where (a) marginal revenue equals marginal cost (b) average revenue equals average cost (c) total revenue equals total cost (d) none of these

40. South-South dialogue is associated with (a) Co-operation among developing nations (b) Arms conference (c) Summit meeting between developed and developing countries (d) All of the above

41. How far did the Indian Team reach in the Women’s Cricket World Cup Tournament 2005 held in South Africa? (a) Finals (b) Semifinals (c) Quarter-finals (d) Preliminary round

42. Rate of interest is determined by (a) The rate of return on the capital invested (b) Central Government (c) Liquidity preference (d) Commercial Banks
43. Which of the following has not been a component of the agricultural strategy that brought about the Green Revolution? (a) Greater intensity of cropping (b) Guaranteed maximum prices (c) New agricultural technology (d) Package of inputs

44. Which of the following marks the skin layer impervious to water? (a) Collagen (b) Melanin (c) Keratin (d) Chitin

45. Generally, the soil of the northern plains of India has been formed by (a) degradation (b) aggradation (c) weathering in situ (d) erosion

46. Two richest known sources of edible protein are (a) meat and eggs (b) milk and vegetables (c) soyabean and groundnut (d) some type of algae and other micro-organisms

47. Which of the following weeds has been found useful to check water pollution caused by industrial effluents? (a) Parthenium (b) Elephant grass (c) Water hyacinth (d) Both (a) and (b) above

48. Cloud is a colloidal dispersion of (a) Air in a dispersion medium of water (b) Fog in a dispersion medium of water (c) Mist in a dispersion medium of air (d) Water drops in a dispersion medium of air

49. The fourth state of matter is known as (a) Gas (b) Vapour (c) Plasma (d) Electrons

50. Lamberts law is related to (a) Reflection (b) Refraction (c) Interference (d) Illumination

ANSWER:- 1 : (C) 2 : (A) 3 : (A) 4 : (A) 5 : (D) 7 : (B) 8 : (A) 9 : (D) 10 : (A) 11 : (B) 12 : (A) 13 : (A) 14 : (A) 15 : (B) 16 : (C) 17 : (D) 18 : (A) 19 : (B) 20 : (B) 21 : (A) 22 : (D) 23 : (B) 24 : (C) 25 : (B) 26. (d) 27. (d) 28. (c) 29. (d) 30. (c) 31. (d) 32. (b) 33. (d) 34. (c) 35. (d) 36. (a) 37. (d) 38. (d) 39. (b) 40. (a) 41. (a) 42. (c) 43. (b) 44. (d) 45. (b) 46. (c) 47. (d) 48. (d) 49. (c) 50. (d)

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